Market & Business Review by Segment
VAT Group is organized and managed in the three segments Valves, Global Service and Industry.
The Valves segment offers the industry’s broadest range of high-precision vacuum valves, both standard and customized products. The segment serves mainly original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and in 2018 comprised four business units: Semiconductors, serving the semiconductor sector; Display & Solar, serving high-end flat-panel display and solar photovoltaic OEMs; General Vacuum for customers in research and OEMs in various industries; and Modules, delivering customized multi-valve solutions. The Valves segment draws from VAT’s manufacturing facilities in Switzerland and Malaysia, plus sales, service, and engineering operations in all major markets.